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Forget the death of the author; people would much rather look at the face of the author than the text of the author. Faces. Ugly writers are beautiful.
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An overlooked yet striking characteristic of the French New Wave is that all of its filmmakers – apart from Agnès Varda, Jacques Demy’s wife – were men. 3,857 more words
I do wish editors wouldn’t print things like ‘the actress sister of John le Carré’; it’s so unnecessary. That gripe against the newspaper aside, I agree with everything Charlotte Cornwell has to say. 65 more words
The New York Times: Footsteps: From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World
A curated collection of the New York Times‘ travel column, “Footsteps,” exploring iconic authors’ relationships to landmarks and cities around the world… 177 more words